The port of Skiathos

Ferry from Volos to Skiathos

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Volos to Skiathos by ferry

The ferry route from Volos to Skiathos is in operation throughout the year. Ferry tickets for the Volos - Skiathos route start at approximately €19.5. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Volos to Skiathos*

Is there a ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

You can catch a ferry from Volos to Skiathos year-round. Normally, there are around 6 weekly crossings all year long and up to 20 weekly crossings during the summer. The route is usually serviced by 3 ferry companies: Aegean Flying Dolphins, Blue Star Ferries and Anes Ferries.

How long is the ferry ride from Volos to Skiathos?

The Volos to Skiathos ferry duration ranges from approximately 1 hr 25 min to 3 hr 20 min. The travel time varies, depending on weather conditions and the type of vessel.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

Yes, you can travel with a high-speed ferry from Volos to Skiathos. The fastest ferry to Skiathos makes the trip in approximately 1.5 hr.

How much is the ferry from Volos to Skiathos?

The Volos - Skiathos ferry price ranges from approximately €19.5 to €33.5. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, offers, seat and vessel type, as well as vehicle selection.

What’s the ferry schedule from Volos to Skiathos?

There are 2-3 daily ferry crossings from Volos to Skiathos during the summer. The earliest ferry usually departs from Volos at 07:45 and arrives in Skiathos at 10:10, while the latest scheduled trip to Skiathos from Volos is around 18:00, arriving at 20:25.

Good to know: ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. Find the latest information and check real-time data for ferries from Volos to Skiathos on our fare search engine.

What’s the distance between Volos and Skiathos?

The distance between Volos and Skiathos is 41 nautical miles (approximately 76km).

Am I allowed to travel from Volos to Skiathos?

For the latest information on COVID-19 and ferry travel in Greece, visit our relevant FAQ section.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Volos to Skiathos?

You can easily book cheap Volos - Skiathos ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no extra fees. Find information about available routes on Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries, compare ferry companies and itineraries and book ferry tickets from Volos to Skiathos in just 4 clicks!

View from the old castle of Skiathos

Breathtaking view from the old castle of Skiathos

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skiathos

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Volos to Skiathos:

  • The port of Volos is located 15-20 minutes from the city bus and train stations. The passenger terminal is within walking distance from the city center.
  • Find more information about Covid-19 ferry safety measures and learn how to stay safe during your trip to Skiathos.
  • Skiathos Port is right in the heart of the island capital. You can find many restaurants, grocery stores, shops and cafés in the port area. There’s also a small parking lot by the ferry terminal.
  • On Ferryhopper, you can discover island-hopping options from Skiathos to Skopelos and Alonissos.
  • The port area in Volos gets quite busy and it may be challenging to find secure parking. Book parking at the port of Volos in advance to make sure you have a smooth trip.
  • For more information about the trip to Skiathos and departure times, do not hesitate to contact the Ferryhopper Customer Support Team!

Where to take the ferry from Volos to Skiathos

You can catch the ferry to Skiathos from the port of Volos in Thessaly. Volos Port is located in the city center and it is accessible on foot from most points of interest. The airport of Volos is 40km from the port. If you’re traveling to Volos by plane, train or bus, you can catch a local bus or a taxi to the port. The port city of Volos is 3.5 hr from Athens and 2 hr from Thessaloniki by car.

Ferry Luggage

Ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry from Volos to Skiathos.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. We recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


High-speed ferries do not have cabins, but they have numbered seats. There are cabins and numbered seats on standard ferries for a more comfortable journey.

Daily ferries from Volos to Skiathos